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pinnace - small boat
cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
nexus - connection
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
knack - special talent; art